- Khanyi Mbau has been in the entertainment industry for many years and worked hard to achieve her current stardom
- Recently, her hard work was acknowledged when she bagged the award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture at the South African International Film Academy Awards
- Khanyi was at Somizi's wedding and couldn't accept the award in person
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Actress and media personality, Khanyi Mbau, has bagged her first award for her excellent acting.
However, since she was attending Somizi's fabulous wedding, she wasn't able to collect it in person.
Still, it's about time Khanyi got some recognition for the great acting work she's been doing, and her fans are very proud of her.
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The actress won the award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Red Room) at the inaugural South African International Film Academy Awards.
The awards took place at Gold Reef City and Khanyi's presence was certainly missed. Local icon, John Kani, sent her a shout-out to let her know.
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Congratulations, Khanyi! Keep shining.
Briefly.co.za gathered some of the congratulatory messages that came flooding in for Khanyi:
You won I've been waiting for you to be acknowledged for great work. I'm sooooo happy. To many more awards.
Congratulations Khanyi, you know how proud of you of how you respect the craft and the amount of preparation you do. Keep up the great work my international mega star.
It was long overdue, you are the best Khanyi.
This is the 1st of many sthandwa just keep on keeping on..... Congrats once again.
I am so proud of you. You have worked very hard to establish yourself in this industry. Congratulations again.
Doobsie bathong.... Acting is your excellence, your Highness.
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